Kursk Region is located in the very heart of Russia and has always had a very special place in its history. But it is not only because of the geographic location of the region, but also due to the folk art and economy as well.
Kursk is one of the most ancient cities of Russia. The first written mention of the city occurs in 1032, though actually it was founded much earlier.
Kursk today is a big industrial and cultural center of Russia. There are many various industries here; metal, Textiles, Pharmacy, food stuff are also manufactured in Kursk.
Kursk theatres, libraries, museums, art galleries, stadiums, night clubs welcome every body.
Kursk is also a scientific center. There are a number of Universities and other educational institutions. One of them is Kursk State Technical University. Being the youngest and a fast growing center of education, information and social technology, Kursk Technical University is among the best Universities in Russia.
The University was founded in 1964 and in the 1994 it got its present name. In 2002 the University turned 38. through out its life were trained about 20 000 highly qualified professionals. In the mean time at the University more than 8 000 students are getting their degrees.
The head of the University is Rector Zakharov Ivan Safonovich, Doctor of physics and Mathematics, Academician. More than 500 lectures Work at the University. And there are 48 professors, 242 Philosophy Doctors and 48 Doctors of Science among them.
The training process at the University is based on the multy - level system. Students have a chance to get higher education diplomas with professionals, Bachelor’s or Master’s degree along.
At the University students are able to get a degree in more than 30 professions. Post graduations is also offered.
The University has good links with Universities and scientific centers of Russia and some other countries (Germany, Denmark...)
students from more than 29 countries of the world get their education in the University.
The University Russian Language department in cooperation with the ministry of education of Russian Federation holds, tests to all those wishing to master the Russian Language on a professional level, thus finally granting a right to foreign students to teach Russian as a second language.
finally granting a right to foreign students to teach Russian as a second language.
Besides that, as the foreign students wish, the department is able to provide short-term courses as well. Getting this type of a course is very propriety for business people. The biggest in the region University’s scientific library welcomes the students and provides them with a wide range of reference books, literature in science and arts.
There are also a number of hostels, a hotel, canteens, snack - bars and a medical center on the University’s campus.
The University provides all possible sport facilities at its gyms and sport grounds, where some national and international championships are regularly held.
There is quite a number of national and international cups winners among the students of the Technical University.
Many students are involved in a mature art, music, drama, which are very popular at the University.
metal - cutting machines and tools, machine - building technology, standardization, certification, equipments and technology of welding fabrication, machines and apparatus of food industry, technology of sugary products, life safety technosphere, engineering protection of environment, quality management, cars and transportation management.
Technology of ready-made garments, technology of textiles, chemical technology and finishing production equipment.
Instrument - making Specialties
Electronic - computing devices design and technology, computers, systems and networks, computer software and automatized systems, electric power supply and engineering, bioengineering and medical devices and systems, engineering in biomedicine practice, mechatronics.
Civil Engineering Department
Civil engineering, heat-gas supply and ventilation, water treatment and supply, real estate management and expertise.
Economics and Law Departments
applied information science, management of the organization, accounting, analysing and audit, economy control at the enterprise, law.